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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Responding to User Interaction Event Delegation

Here it is again....need target statement

Been at this for hours. I feel like crying!

let section = document.getElementsByTagName('section')[0];

section.addEventListener('click', (e) => {
  e.target.style.backgroundColor = 'rgb(255, 255, 0)';

section.addEventListener('click', e => {
    if (e.target.tagName == 'INPUT') {   
      e.target.style.backgroundColor =  'blue';      

<!DOCTYPE html>
        <title>JavaScript and the DOM</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" />
            <h1>Making a Webpage Interactive</h1>
            <p>JavaScript is an exciting language that you can use to power web servers, create desktop programs, and even control robots. But JavaScript got its start in the browser way back in 1995.</p>
            <p>Things to Learn</p>
                <li>Item One: <input type="text"></li>
                <li>Item Two: <input type="text"></li>
                <li>Item Three: <input type="text"></li>
                <li>Item Four: <input type="text"></li>
        <script src="app.js"></script>

1 Answer

Richard Verbraak
Richard Verbraak
7,739 Points

You have the right idea but now you have 2 event listeners on the section element. The challenge is to add a conditon to the first EventListener and only target the input element.

If you cut out the if statement in your last EventListener and use that in the one provided you should be able to finish the challenge.

Like so:

let section = document.getElementsByTagName('section')[0];

section.addEventListener('click', (e) => {
  if (event.target.tagName == 'INPUT') {
    e.target.style.backgroundColor = 'rgb(255, 255, 0)';